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Front And Center With Roland’s Marketing Communications Manager

Front And Center With Roland’s Marketing Communications Manager

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rebecca Eaddy knows the musical instrument industry like Shakira knows dance moves. With more than 10 years’ experience in marketing, publicity, artist relations, licensing and more, Eaddy has been pivotal to developing impressive campaigns for companies like PRS Guitars, as well as her current employer, Roland Corp. U.S. During her years with PRS, Eaddy helped […]

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Sweetwater Hires Executive Director

Sweetwater Hires Executive Director

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sweetwater has hired longtime Roland representative Bob Bailey, who will have two roles. He will fill the newly created position of Executive Director of GearFest, and he will also be the Executive Director of Sweetwater’s Academy of Music. Launched in 2002, Sweetwater’s free, annual GearFest is the country’s largest customer-focused music and pro-audio festival and […]

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Roland Electronic Percussion Patents Allegedly Infringed By Alesis

Roland Electronic Percussion Patents Allegedly Infringed By Alesis

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Roland Corporation Japan has alleged patent infringement by inMusic Brands, Inc. (d.b.a. Alesis) of eight U.S. patents relating to its electronic musical instruments. As a result, Roland has brought suit against the defendant (inMusic / Alesis) related to certain electronic drums and certain electronic cymbals, as identified in the lawsuit details, as filed on August […]

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Roland Acquires Majority Stake In V-MODA

Roland Acquires Majority Stake In V-MODA

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Roland has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in V-MODA, the award-winning maker of high-fidelity headphones and audio devices. The strategic investment provides Roland and V-MODA with the resources to together develop the next breakthrough music products, accelerate product development and push the boundaries of audio innovation. Mr. Jun-ichi Miki, CEO of Roland said, “We’re […]

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The Roland Hybrid Experience Sets Up In 25 Dealer Locations

The Roland Hybrid Experience Sets Up In 25 Dealer Locations

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Roland Hybrid Experience Summer 2016 has begun. This unique, in-store experience allows drummers to learn about, explore and experience hybrid drumming firsthand. Hybrid drumming, a concept pioneered by Roland, takes the raw power of acoustic drums and adds the potential of electronics, giving users a drum kit that offers the best of both worlds. […]

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Management Changes Grab Music Industry Headlines

Management Changes Grab Music Industry Headlines

| June 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

NAMM Announces Music Industry Day For June 25 Roland Supports Children’s Music Foundation Benefit Gala Sabian Adds Vanguard Cymbals To Remastered HH Series Source Audio Has Released The L.A. Lady Overdrive Effects Pedal Sweetwater Announces Has Created A New Management Position Parasher Named President Of HARMAN Professional Solutions Div. Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should […]

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Summer NAMM’s Set to Sizzle in Music City U.S.A.

Summer NAMM’s Set to Sizzle in Music City U.S.A.

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Roland’s CUBE Street EX PA Pack Stereo PA System And Accessories Package Yamaha’s New Concept In Acoustic Guitar Technology: The TransAcoustic Guitar Pioneer DJ Has Expanded Its HRM Headphones For Producers And Music Creators Hal Leonard’s “Hamilton Vocal Selections” Gets You Into The Hottest Show In Town The Retailer’s Summer NAMM Preview Is Your Go-To […]

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Roland Supports CMF’s BRIDGES Benefit

Roland Supports CMF’s BRIDGES Benefit

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Roland was the co-sponsor for the recent BRIDGES benefit gala and concert in Seattle, in support of the Children’s Music Foundation (CMF). Founded in 2009, CMF was created exclusively to promote the study of music as an educational tool in our elementary schools, to support school music programs and to promote music in education throughout […]

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The Retailer Chats with One of MI’s Most Influential Executives

The Retailer Chats with One of MI’s Most Influential Executives

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fender Introduces The Edge Signature Stratocaster And The Edge Deluxe Amplifier Seymour Duncan Releases The Palladium Gain Stage Effects Pedal Kala Brand Releases The 2016 Collection Of The Elite Ukulele Series The Retailer Presents An In-Depth Interview With Roland’s Jay Wanamaker Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   Want to […]

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Five Minutes With…Jay Wanamaker, President/CEO, Roland Corp. U.S.

Five Minutes With…Jay Wanamaker, President/CEO, Roland Corp. U.S.

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Given that “Five Minutes With” devotes considerable page space not only to our featured interviewee’s company, but also to his or her background and career progression, we look for industry executives who’ve enjoyed a long, storied history in MI. This month, in Jay Wanamaker, President and CEO of Roland Corp. U.S., we find the ideal […]

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